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Janenez commented on picture ID 57880.

Yea it was when i took the picture. I left it alone.i should have caught it... Discussion Thread

April 25, 2019
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Rivertay07 commented on picture ID 58068.

Thx very much... Discussion Thread

April 25, 2019
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Rivertay07 commented on picture ID 58068.

Yes I can just make out the other two... Discussion Thread

April 25, 2019
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Rivertay07 commented on picture ID 58068.

Thx for your input... Discussion Thread

April 25, 2019
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Jcmaine commented on picture ID 58146.

This might possibly be a wolf spider.... Discussion Thread

April 25, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 58068.

I found the missing pair :) It was the ones in the bottom row that angle to the sides in a way I haven't noticed before.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Kingdinov commented on picture ID 58148.

Anyone know what this is?... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 57820.

Hi, she may be Eriophora ravilla, a Tropical Orbweaver. The opening in the center of orb webs allow the spiders to easily pass from one side to the other.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 58068.

There's 8 eyes there.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 58068.

I agree with the ID, also it's a male. Filed. :)... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57199.

Not sure from this image but likely Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper).... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 58054.

Steatoda nobilis, a Noble Cobweaver. Another common name is Skull Spider, for obvious reasons. This is a great photo of one! It is one of the kind of spiders people call false widows.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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LeeAnnBadeaux commented on picture ID 58146.

Has anyone seen a spider like this?... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 52121.

Sorry, this site doesn't have the option to file Harvestmen beyond order.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 58110.

Hi, this is a gravid female cobweaver, probably in genus Steatoda. Her stretched abdomen makes it difficult to ID her by her markings.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 58120.

Hi, we've been seeing a lot of these! It is an Opilione arachnid. They are different arachnids than spiders are, they have a different way of ingesting food and only one body segment. Spiders have two segments. The common name for it is a harvestman.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 46905.

Hi, see above image for ID.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 46831.

Hi, this is a Wolf Spider, Tigrosa annexa.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 46829.

Hi, see above image for ID.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 57199.

Yes, it does look like a blurry jumping spider. If you can post a clearer photo in a new post we might be able to be more specific. Jumping spiders are not something to worry about. They're actually popular pets right now. Whatever it is you can make it and yourself happier by escorting it to the Great Outdoors. To catch a spider or insect put a clear bowl or glass over it and slip a piece of... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 54828.

There are purple ones that look like they're made of plastic! They have the black/orange/white legs too.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 46873.

Filed.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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rodmor74 commented on picture ID 58142.

Anyone if you know the species of spider this is please tell me I wasn’t bit but I’m a plumber and always keep an eye out for spiders and snakes... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 47971.

Hi, this is a Grass Spider (Agelenopsis sp.).... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 58138.

Hi, this is an Opilione. It is a different type of arachnid than spiders are. I don't know the taxonomy any more specifically, we specialize in spiders. Opiliones differ from spiders in the way they ingest food and that they have all their organs contained in a single segment of exoskeleton. Spiders have two segments with a short tube between them connecting the systems.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 47975.

No, that species is found in the northeast, not CA.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 47975.

Hi, this looks like a False Black Widow, Steatoda grossa.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 57945.

You may be able to find out what Amazon warehouse packaged the item from a code on the shipping label. We have warehouse codes on American Amazon labels. You can search the code online for the location. For example, mine say BOS5, which is a distribution warehouse in Stoughton, Massachusetts, USA.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Firstnameisjames commented on picture ID 58138.

Anyone know what this is... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 49391.

Hi, this is a male Ground Crab Spider (Xysticus sp.). Compare to: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1600337/bgimage... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 52121.

I agree that it looks like a Eurybunus species of Opilione arachnid. Opiliones are a different kind of arachnid than spiders are.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57915.

Hi, this tentatively looks like a Tropical Orb-weaver, Eriophora ravilla.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57929.

Hi, see above image for ID. :)... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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feistyone commented on picture ID 52121.

Eurybunus species... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 58068.

Hi, I don't know the species yet. It is helpful that you have the eye arrangement visible and well-focused. This is a species with six eyes. It appears to be male from the large palps. You can search poses and postures of spiders online. There are characteristic defensive poses that certain spiders do. Resting postures too. The way the legs are pulled up toward the spider's back is the defen... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57945.

This is one of the Ground Spiders (Gnaphosidae) - tentative at species level because it's a big family with a lot of easy to confuse species, and I don't know where your Amazon package has been ... the likely suspect though is Scotophaeus blackwalli - commonly known as Mouse Spider but not to be confused with other unrelated medically significant species (Missulena spp.) that share t... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 58102.

It may be an insect egg sack. I haven't seen one like it. I don't know if spiders are equally proportional to their egg sacks. It seems roughly true. Insects generally don't guard their eggs (with exceptions), but spiders often do. More or less, depending on the species. If you haven't seen anything guarding the eggs or spider webs nearby, it might be an insect's eggs or chrysalis.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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feistyone commented on picture ID 52741.

Gasteracantha cancriformis, not a Micrathena species... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57939.

It's in the same family going by the web (Agelenidae/Funnel Weavers), but there isn't enough detail here for a more specific ID.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Lanette commented on picture ID 54828.

Thank you for your response. :)... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Lanette commented on picture ID 54828.

Thank you.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Lanette commented on picture ID 58128.

Thanks for the info :)... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57958.

Hi, see above image for ID. :)... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57956.

Possibly a male Cobweb Spider in the genus Thymoites. Compare to: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1216132/bgimage... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 58128.

This is an Opilione, which is a different type of arachnid than spiders. In some western part of USA they have high populations at some times of the year. They are beneficial animals that clean up organic debris. Not dangerous at all.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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TangledWeb commented on picture ID 54828.

Hi, your photo appears to be the same species as this one, so the information here applies if it is the same. They are not dangerous to your dog or humans.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57954.

Bold Jumper, Phidippus audax.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Wakish2011 commented on picture ID 54828.

Hello. From every thing I I've heard and from what I've experienced, they are completely harmless. Just kinda spooky looking.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 41206.

Broad-faced Sac Spider (Trachelas tranquillus).... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 44642.

Male Crab Spider (Thomisidae, Xysticus). For comparison: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1610335/bgimage... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Lanette commented on picture ID 54828.

Hi...I just sent in a photo of this spider wondering what type it is. I have seen about 7 the last week on my back porch outside by sliding door..no webs or foliage area. I live in Havasu AZ. I have a little yorkie and wanted to know if they are Harmless??... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 44646.

Common House Spider, Parasteatoda tepidariorum.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 44648.

False Widow (Steatoda).... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 44650.

Hi, this looks like a male Funnel Weaver in the genus Wadotes, probably Wadotes hybridus. Compare to: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1159146/bgimage... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57970.

This is a Woodlouse Hunter, Dysdera crocata.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 41097.

Hi, this is a Broad-faced Sac Spider, Trachelas tranquillus.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57790.

Ground Crab Spider, Xysticus sp..... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57746.

Tentatively a Long-legged Sac Spider, Cheiracanthium mildei.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57651.

Hi, this is a Folding-door Spider, Antrodiaetus sp. (Antrodiaetidae).... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57917.

A Wolf Spider (Lycosidae) in the Hogna lenta group.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57972.

Hi, this is a male Black Lace-weaver, Amaurobius ferox.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 57962.

This is a Wolf Spider (Lycosidae), looks like Trochosa ruricola.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Catty96 commented on picture ID 58130.

Might be a magnolia green jumper?... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 58064.

Hi, this is a European Nursery Web Spider, Pisaura mirabilis.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Spiderseth commented on picture ID 58132.

Is this venomous? Looks kind of like Black Widow but no fully. Anyone know what this is?... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Lanette commented on picture ID 58128.

This is the 7th spider like this that I have found on my back porch concret in the last week outside of screen door. I have no foliage/plants & no webs anywhere. Cannot confirm what type of spider by photos on internet.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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EmB commented on picture ID 58126.

So this dude literally climbed out of a pile of laundry- ran across my bare chest- down my stomach and jumped on the floor!!! I’m not scared of spiders but I may have peed my pants just a little, lol... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Dawgish commented on picture ID 58124.

See these all over my patio. Anyone know what it is... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Pandora commented on picture ID 57008.

Yes,1 or 2 mm.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 58084.

Hi, this looks like a Titanoecid Spider, Titanoeca americana. (I don't think yours is fully mature yet, the one in the comparison image is.) Compare to: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1240278/bgimage... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 58088.

Hi, this looks like a Mabel Orchard Orb-weaver, Leucauge argyrobapta.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 58090.

Hi, this is a male Black Lace-weaver, Amaurobius ferox.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 58112.

Hi, this looks like a Silver Argiope, Argiope argentata.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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sv219 commented on picture ID 58088.

I think I have identified it. I believe it to be a Venusta Orchard Spider. Let me know what you think.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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sv219 commented on picture ID 58088.

I saw this in our hedges and don’t remember ever seeing one like this before. Does anyone recognize it?... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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mweyn commented on picture ID 56788.

Thank you all still for the help, interesting information and recommendations, much appreciated :) Will definitely be back here if I have some more struggles with spider-ID!... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Aaandye commented on picture ID 58112.

It was spotted outdoors not indoors*... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Davestotz commented on picture ID 57752.

Is the fishing spider poisonous?... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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wylie123 commented on picture ID 58102.

Any ideas what made this, no zoom and is on side of porch, I have read the egg sack is similar in size to the spider that made it usually? Any ideas?... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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PamelaBeth commented on picture ID 58094.

Twin flagged jumping is what its listed as....... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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PamelaBeth commented on picture ID 58094.

Its the black and white one called double flagged very jumpy. .... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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PamelaBeth commented on picture ID 55919.

I have never seen these in Houston Tx ...I went to my kitchen window to open it its nice today.... And there they where scared the crap out of me ...one in a web an the other ran in a crack in the window...i just left them alone... I will attempt to get a pic...... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Y2khuram commented on picture ID 58056.

Thank you.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Arcticwolf115 commented on picture ID 58084.

Hello there this maybe a brown recluse :3... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Arcticwolf115 commented on picture ID 58090.

Hello there this is a house spider ;3... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Arcticwolf115 commented on picture ID 58064.

Hello there this a Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) I hope this helps :3... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Arcticwolf115 commented on picture ID 58058.

Hello there this is a Cheiracanthium inclusum (Agrarian Sac Spider)I also found one as well as you can see here >https://spiderid.com/picture/57748/ I hope this helps :3... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Arcticwolf115 commented on picture ID 58056.

Hello again This is a female redback spider :3... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Brandyj commented on picture ID 58084.

I am hoping someone would be able to tell me what kind of spider this is. Found inside by my steps family close to my front door... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Stevereid805 commented on picture ID 58080.

Anybody know what this is maybe a baby tarantula... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Roxie333 commented on picture ID 58074.

Everyone tells me a wolf spider. But she had very distinctive stripes all over.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Erryon commented on picture ID 57941.

I think it's a Steatoda triangulosa like you say. Thank you :)... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Cgildea commented on picture ID 58002.

Awesome. Thank you so much for your help!... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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ItsyBitsy commented on picture ID 58002.

Color and size aren’t deciding factors so much for determining the family (Lycosidae/Wolf Spider). They come in many different colors/patterns, and sizes, some have hair, some don’t. The placement of the eyes is a more reliable feature. The first time I saw one like this in person my mind initially went to “omg it’s a baby tarantula” too even though we don’t have tarantulas in the nort... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Rivertay07 commented on picture ID 58068.

I have been told this is a Pisaura miribilis and the pose I what it does when sun-bathing. Any other views? Thx... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Rivertay07 commented on picture ID 58068.

I would be really grateful if somebody could help ID this UK Spider. Thanks in advance.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Cgildea commented on picture ID 58002.

Hmm ok? I'm from the southwest (colorado) and I'm guessing they are different colors depending on region? The wolf spiders back home have more brown. Had we been in the desert, I would have guessed it was a baby tarantula it was pretty big. Thanks for your help tho, greatly appreciated.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Y2khuram commented on picture ID 58056.

Dear experts. This is the same spider as yesterday. Only this time I've managed to photograph it from the back. It doesn't have hourglass type of mark but a straight line. Now I think it would be easier to identify it.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Whoopz commented on picture ID 55244.

Whoa, albino spider?... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019
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Whoopz commented on picture ID 57540.

Looks like Triangulate Cobweb Spider.... Discussion Thread

April 24, 2019